Booklist: Black & Brown Teen Fantasy Books

Booklist: Black & Brown Teen Fantasy Books

Booklist Inspired by Gilded Ones by Namina Forna Looking for good graphic novels or novels for your teen? Discover young adult fantasy books written about a Black or Brown teen. 1. The Gilded Ones, by Namina Forna, (2020) Deka lives in an unknown land and learns that...
What is Literacy?

What is Literacy?

Literacy is the ability to demonstrate your language through reading, writing, speaking, viewing and listening. A literate learner, an individual needs the knowledge, resources, and tools to effectively utilize the language that they are attempting to learn What is...
Reading Pictures with Struggling Readers

Reading Pictures with Struggling Readers

Using images to build reading comprehension.   Images add more information to the vocabulary word because they refer to what the word actually is. Teaching your child how to read is a marathon. You might be feeling overwhelmed at times or even at ease. Whatever the...
How to Teach A 4th Grader to Read a Picture

How to Teach A 4th Grader to Read a Picture

A lesson on how to read a picture with a 4th grader.  Reading images might be complicated, but using real world examples and discussions makes it easier to read images.  A parent, N.J., provided a visual-literacy lesson with her daughter in December 2020. In her...